Other forms: pressmen

Definitions of pressman
  1. noun
    someone whose occupation is printing
    synonyms: printer
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    Gianbattista Bodoni
    Italian printer who designed the Bodoni font (1740-1813)
    William Bradford
    United States printer (born in England) whose press produced the first American prayer book and the New York City's first newspaper (1663-1752)
    William Caxton
    English printer who in 1474 printed the first book in English (1422-1491)
    Benjamin Franklin
    printer whose success as an author led him to take up politics; he helped draw up the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution; he played a major role in the American Revolution and negotiated French support for the colonists; as a scientist he is remembered particularly for his research in electricity (1706-1790)
    Frederic William Goudy
    United States printer noted for designing typefaces (1865-1947)
    Johannes Gutenberg
    German printer who was the first in Europe to print using movable type and the first to use a press (1400-1468)
    compositor, setter, typesetter, typographer
    one who sets written material into type
    proofreader, reader
    someone who reads proof in order to find errors and mark corrections
    type of:
    skilled worker, skilled workman, trained worker
    a worker who has acquired special skills
  2. noun
    a journalist employed to provide news stories for newspapers or broadcast media
    synonyms: correspondent, newspaperman, newspaperwoman, newswriter
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    foreign correspondent
    a journalist who sends news reports and commentary from a foreign country for publication or broadcast
    war correspondent
    a journalist who sends news reports and commentary from a combat zone or place of battle for publication or broadcast
    type of:
    a writer for newspapers and magazines
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